St Michael's
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Careers Calendar

Calendar of things to do in Year 11

Autumn Term

  • Start your research and visit open days
  • Research the career in which you are interested. Find out what grades you need and what subjects are most suitable

Spring Term

  • Prioritise your choices
  • Apply for your chosen post 16 options. You can apply online
  • Make a backup plan
  • Be prepared to rethink your plans if your predicted grades change – they could go up as well as down
  • Prepare and attend interviews
  • Speak to your careers adviser if you are looking for an apprenticeship
  • Use or to search and apply online for jobs and apprenticeships
  • If you are still unsure what to do, speak to your careers adviser or teachers

Summer Term

  • If you still have no plans, make an appointment to see your careers adviser
  • Check that you have received and confirmed the offer of a place in education or training – you can still apply if you haven’t done so yet
  • Think about getting some work experience or voluntary work in the summer holidays – you may even be able to get a job
  • GCSE results are published at the end of August. Collect them from school and enrol at your chosen place of education